Indian reservation

Signs just outside of Whiteclay, Neb. urge a no vote on the alcohol referendum for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Rapid City Journal, Chris Huber)

SD reservation alcohol vote too close to call

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A vote to end prohibition and allow alcohol on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation got most of the votes, but the election outcome was too close to call late […]


A sign outside Whiteclay, Neb., urging Pine Ridge Indian Reservation residents to oppose the legalization of alcohol sales. (AP Photo/Carson Walker)

Last dry reservation in SD considers alcohol sales

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Jobs and confidence are in short supply on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the rugged beauty of South Dakota’s Badlands contrasts sharply with dilapidated houses, rusted-out vehicles and trash […]


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Report shows spike in reservation criminal cases

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — American Indian leaders who have criticized the federal government for years over the way authorities handled major crimes on reservations can mark progress with the release of newly tracked statistics from […]


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To save endangered languages, tribes turn to tech

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a windowless conference room in a Las Vegas casino, about three dozen people are swishing their fingers across iPads, trying out test versions of new apps and screening for glitches. Many are from far-flung American Indian reservations.


Girl rides her bike, Oglala, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota. (AP Photo)

Tribes plan for worst with looming budget cuts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When it comes to the automatic spending cuts that began taking effect this month, federal lawmakers spared programs that serve the nation’s most vulnerable from hard hits — except for American Indians.



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